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New Yorkers: Win A 2011 Ford Fiesta In Next Week's City-Wide Scavenger Hunt
New Yorkers: Win A 2011 Ford Fiesta In Next Week's City-Wide Scavenger Hunt

If you happen to live in New York City -- or if you're going to be there next Tuesday, December 21 -- you might want to pay attention, because two of the web's hipper lifestyle magazines have put together a city-wide scavenger hunt, and the winner will receive a new 2011 Ford Fiesta. The contest is...Read More»

2011 Volkswagen Jetta
Promo: Get A New 2011 Volkswagen Jetta For Just $5,995 (That's Not A Misprint)

Shopping clubs like Groupon and Living Social are all the rage these days, and newcomer Gilt.com is clearly hoping to capitalize on the group-discount shopping mentality. Less than two weeks before the Christmas holiday, Gilt has announced a partnership with Volkswagen to offer nine brand new 2011...Read More»

First 10 Days of Fiesta Winner
The 10 Days of Fiesta: Like Hanukkah But With Two More Days And Fiestas

Ford is looking to keep the buzz around the 2011 Ford Fiesta going this holiday season, and thus created The 10 Days Of Fiesta program. While Hanukkah is only eight days, the 10 days of Fiesta program will last three crazy weeks in 10 different cities between December 6th and 21st. Ford has teamed...Read More»

Speed Camera Lottery project for VW's Fun Theory campaign
Video: In Sweden, Speed Camera Pays YOU

You might recall last year's "Fun Theory" campaign from Volkswagen. We discussed it several times at TheCarConnection, and some of campaign's clips -- like the one of subway stairs converted into a giant piano keyboard -- generated huge views on YouTube. What we failed to mention, however, was that...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang Mustang Club of America Edition
Help Name The 2012 Ford Mustang V6 Performance Package And Win A Lease

Ford has announced that it is developing an all-new performance package for the 2012 Mustang V6 model. With all the variants of the Mustang to date, you would think they have a bucket full of names; alas, Ford has decided to involve its fans instead of reaching into the name bucket. Utilizing its...Read More»

Screencap from Toyota 'Ideas for Good' video
Video: Win A Toyota And Improve The World With Your Own 'Ideas For Good'

Earlier this year, Ford Motor Company launched a new website that encouraged everyday folks to submit their ideas for improving Ford vehicles. In May, Volkswagen unveiled a simliar site, with the intention of gathering ideas for VW's new infotainment system. Now, Toyota has hopped on the...Read More»

2011 Volvo S60
Volvo Searches For The Biggest Big East Conference Fan

For many sports fan, the Big East Conference is a big deal. Volvo recognizes the passion that many have for their teams and is looking for the biggest fans of the Big East. One alumni from each of the sixteen Big East Schools has been chosen as a contestant. Each contestant will utilize social...Read More»

Screencap from Brotherton Cadillac's Race for a Ride contest
Cadillac Dealer Taps Twitter To Raise Cash For Charity

What's great about social networks like Facebook and Twitter is that they're constantly changing. They grow and evolve thanks to user-generated content, and we're always surprised at how clever people and businesses can be, adapting social media to their needs. Case in point: one philanthropically...Read More»

Screencap from Opel's design contest website
Design Students: Opel Wants You To Create A 'Lounge In Motion'

Like Whitney Houston, Opel believes that children are the future -- of cars. The German subsidiary of General Motors has just launched a contest for design students, with the goal of creating a concept car that could one day roam the roads. The contest rolls out in two stages. Stage one centers on...Read More»

2011 Kia Sportage
Contest: Kia Teams With Yelp To Give You A Shot At Free Cash

In our world, Thursday is a day for optimism. The weekend's looming, the drink specials are flowing at local theme bistros, and tomorrow's Friday, which is essentially Saturday's little brother. And so, in that spirit of a future bright with hope and caffeine, we bring word of a new contest...Read More»

Dyson DC31 Handheld Vacuum
Contest: Dirtiest Car Interior Wins Dyson Hand Vacuum To Suck It Clean

Have a dirty car interior? Think your car's interior is the dirtiest? Well we are looking for the fan/follower with the dirtiest car interior. Dyson provided this super awesome new DC31 handheld vacuum for us to give away. This thing is powerful and quiet. Here's the deal- Contest starts at 12 PM...Read More»

Screencap from GMC's 'Never Say Never' contest
Contest: GMC Wants To Send You To Super Bowl XLV -- In A 2011 GMC Sierra Denali

Football fans: GMC has your number. The roughest and ruggedest member of the General Motors family recently launched a new contest that will give 17 folks a trip to Super Bowl XLV and one lucky son-of-a-gun a brand new, 2011 Sierra Denali. The premise of the "Never Say Never Moment of the Week"...Read More»

2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Friends With Benefits? Mitsubishi Offers One Facebook Pal A Trip To Japan

Some of us have been fortunate enough to travel to Japan and see the Tokyo Auto Show in person. Others have had to make do with our formidable powers of imagination and hunks of wasabi from Super Asia Buffet II's subpar sushi bar. But now, we too could have a shot at visiting the Far East, thanks...Read More»

Screencap from Ford Fiesta 'Vampire Diaries' contest
Ford Wants To Know Why You Love Vampires (In 50 Words Or Less)

Leggings, Hammer pants, vampires: these are tell-tale signs that the 80s revival is in full swing. To market the new Fiesta subcompact to Millennials -- for whom the 80s seem like a kicky time to be alive -- Ford is hoping to capitalize on one of those three trends. Can you guess which? (Hint: it...Read More»

Screencap from Suzuki's AllPoints contest
Gamers, Cam Fiends, Sweepstakers: Suzuki's AllPoints Contest Is For You

Clearly, the auto industry thinks that Americans have nothing to do during the summer months. Between all the press releases for games and contests we've received, it seems like every automaker on the planet has a slightly new way for you to while away the hours. The latest? Suzuki, whose AllPoints...Read More»

Limited-edition Kia Soul 'Ignition'
Contest: Kia Sets The Hamsters Aside, Wants To See How You Roll

Kia scored a big hit last year with its hamster-themed marketing for the youth-oriented Soul -- a hit so big that the Korean automaker chose to bring it back for another round this summer. But now, Kia is putting that campaign aside for a minute, and it's turning the camera on you. Yes, Kia is...Read More»

2011 Kia Sportage
2011 Kia Sportage: Write for HGM, Win A 16GB Microsoft Zune!

We're all about the 2011 Kia Sportage today at TheCarConnection--and to prove it, we're giving you the chance to win a new Microsoft Zune media player. You know the Zune from Family Guy, maybe--but even Apple cultists can groove with the Zune's wireless connectivity and 16GB storage. You can...Read More»

2011 Kia Sportage
2011 Kia Sportage: Live Drive

San Francisco is one of the best places on earth to drive a new vehicle. Great roads circle the city, perfect photo locations crop up at almost every turn. And you don't have to have a sportscar to have a great drive in and out of town. Today, High Gear Media is driving the 2011 Kia Sportage for...Read More»

Volkswagen ad for the 2010 World Cup
Hey, Soccer Fans: Volkswagen Wants To Make You A Star

Soccer continues to grow in popularity in the U.S., and this summer's World Cup will benefit from some of the heaviest live coverage the sport has seen on American airwaves. Volkswagen is hoping to get in on the action with a new social media campaign aimed at rooting out U.S. soccer junkies. Just...Read More»

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